Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

Feb 16, 2015 on PBS at 10:00 PM


For the last 170 years, pioneering African American photographers — men and women, celebrated and anonymous — have recorded the dramas and aspirations of generations. Through a Lens Darkly traces their spiritual transformation from slavery to economi... (more)c mobility and social stability, and shows how these photographers helped their communities reclaim self-worth and humanity.

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